After initial reports of violence, these demonstrations have been peaceful and India, in its harshest winters since independence, ushered in a splendid new year with a celebration of unity at Shaheen Bagh – where the new year came with the sounds of Jana Gana Mana.
The civil society holds greater concepts of secularism, justice, equality, freedom and dissenting in a democracy which holds the constitution of India as the supreme one.
The protests against discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of citizens that started in many parts of Assam and by students of Jamia Milia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University have now engulfed the entire nation.
The CAB paves the way for citizenship to lakhs of illegal immigrants living in various parts of the country, even if they lacked any document to prove their residency.
The proposed Citizen Amendment Bill should be seen in the context of National Register of Citizens (NRC) which is a list of names and some relevant information of Indian citizens of Assam state.
In today’s crisis, it is a responsibility of both the ruling government and all the opposition parties to practice Babasaheb’s thoughts and ideas with genuine wisdom.
Industrial production shrank by 4.3% in September, registering the weakest performance in seven years due to output decline in manufacturing, mining and electricity sectors. Data for the eight core infrastructure industries showed output declining by 5.8 percent in October – six out of eight core industries saw a contraction in output.
India already has a high AMR burden and more antibiotics are used in aggregate in India than in any other country.
What are citizens in a democracy? In a democracy, citizens are the prioritised locus point of sovereignty.
A large part of India’s economic slowdown is due to domestic factors. As Raghuram Rajan says neither global economic woes or rising oil prices can be blamed for the slowdown in the Indian economy
Gurudas Dasgupta commenced his journey of public life as an activist of CPI’s student wing and then became part of its youth wing in 1966.
According to the National Disaster Response Force, since 2009 over 40 children have fallen into borewells and, on average, 70% of conventional child rescue operations fail.
Homosexuality was removed from the DSM-4 in 1973 itself, while WHO cleared the status of homosexuality as a disease in 1990.
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, popularly knows as the founder of Anglo oriental college later changed to Aligarh Muslim University in 1920.
BUIDCO was largely responsible for the flooding in the city as out of the 39 sump houses which it runs, most of them were not functioning.
Today, as we celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of the Mahatma, a customary question that hangs over our heads is that of his relevance.
This growing inequality is tragic in a nation where 63 million ordinary Indians are pushed into poverty because of health care costs – Oxfam estimates that is two people every second.
No discussion on secularism in India is complete without mentioning religious minorities, namely Muslims and Christians.
Effects of economic downturn and resultant unemployment and poverty on mental health are obvious. Severe impact on mental health also impacts stress induced chronic diseases.
Do national-level entrance tests help in assessing a certain level and certain spheres of the intellectual capacity of a student?
War and Peace, a classic by Tolstoy on Napoleonic era and the Tsars in Russia is regarded as seminal works in world literature.
India is ranked the lowest in water usage efficiency in the world. It has little control over wastewater management, whereas, in other countries, surplus water is reused.
The RTI Assessment and Analysis Group (RAAG) report found that every year 4 to 5 million applications are filed.
Advertising gender-specific products is quite common. Most commonly it is being done through use of colours.
With Rahul Gandhi backing him throughout, Sachin Pilot can undoubtedly revive the congress party amid the crisis.